RACISM AS REFLECTED IN BOB MARLEY’S SONGS: WAR AND BUFFALO SOLDIER

MUKHAMMAD IRFAN RIDLOWI , NIM. 09150101 (2014) RACISM AS REFLECTED IN BOB MARLEY’S SONGS: WAR AND BUFFALO SOLDIER. Skripsi thesis, UIN SUNAN KALIJAGA.

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Abstract

Bob Marley is a legendary reggae singer who comes from Jamaica. He writes some songs concerning on the problems of racism. There are two interesting songs which deal with racism. They are War and The Buffalo Soldier. This research aims to analyze those songs using Abrams’s Expressive theory. Applying Abrams’s Expressive theory in which a literary work must be connected to its author, the writer presents Bob Marley’s life which related to many people from different races has affected his works. The method of this research is qualitative research: documentation. Regarding to the objective study, the function of the theory is to analyze how Bob Marley responds to the problem of racism as reflected in his songs entitled ‘War’ and ‘Buffalo Soldier’ and how Bob Marley’s personal and social lifeaffect his view. Based on the analysis of the songs’ lyric, War song presents about the problems of racism experienced by African in their home land—Africa, while The BuffaloSoldiersdescribes about the racism problems experienced by African in America. Significantly, Bob emphasizes on his songs that a race is something relates to skin and eyes color. The differences of skin and eyes color among people leads to discrimination. Through his songs, he motivates people to wake up and against racism.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Additional Information / Pembimbing: Pembimbing : Fuad Arif Furdiyanto, M.Hum., M.Ed.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Key words: racism, song, andBob Marley.
Subjects: Sastra Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Ilmu Budaya > Sastra Inggris (S1)
Depositing User / Editor: Miftahul Ulum [IT Staff] ---- youtube : ulum virgo -------- Facebook : digilibuin
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2014 10:59
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2015 04:51
URI: http://digilib.uin-suka.ac.id/id/eprint/11483

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